Section 112 of GST Act: Appeals to Appellate Tribunal

Amended and updated notes on section 112 of CGST Act, 2017. Detail discussion on provisions and rules related to appeals to Appellate Tribunal.

Amended and updated notes on section 112 of CGST Act, 2017. Detail discussion on provisions and rules related to appeals to Appellate Tribunal.

Chapter XVIII (Sections 107121) of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 deals with the provisions related to appeals and revision. Section 112 of CGST 2017 provides for appeals to Appellate Tribunal.

Recently, we have discussed in detail section 111 (Procedure before Appellate Tribunal) of CGST Act 2017. Today, we learn the provisions of section 112 of Central GST Act 2017.

Section 112 of the Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 has been notified by the Ministry of Finance vide Notification No. 9/2017-Central Tax, G.S.R. 658(E), dated 28.06.2017. This notification was come into force from 1st July, 2017 i.e. the commencement date of section 112 is 1-7-2017.

Name of ActThe Central Goods and Services Tax Act 2017
Enacted byParliament of India
Administered byCentral Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs
Governing bodyGST Council
Number of Chapters21
Number of Sections174
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Chapter No.XVIII
Chapter NameAppeals and Revision
Section No.112
Section NameAppeals to Appellate Tribunal
Updated 2024 EditionGST Law Book PDF

Relevant Rules and Forms for GST Section 112:

  • Rule 89: Application for refund of tax, interest, penalty, fees or any other amount
  • Rule 110: Appeal to the Appellate Tribunal
    • FORM GST APL-02: Acknowledgment for submission of appeal
    • FORM GST APL-05: Appeal to the Appellate Tribunal  
    • FORM GST APL-06: Cross-objections before the Appellate Tribunal
  • Rule 111: Application to the Appellate Tribunal
    • FORM GST APL-07: Application to the Appellate Tribunal under sub section (3) of Section 112

Section 112 of Central GST – Appeals to Appellate Tribunal1

Section 112 of CGST Act 2017 shall come into force on 01.07.2017 vide Notification No. 9/2017-Central Tax, G.S.R. 658(E), dated 28.06.2017.

Section 112(1) of CGST Act

Section 112(1): Any person aggrieved by an order passed against him under section 107 or section 108 of this Act or the State Goods and Services Tax Act or the Union Territory Goods and Services Tax Act may appeal to the Appellate Tribunal against such order within three months from the date on which the order sought to be appealed against is communicated to the person preferring the appeal.

Section 112(2) of CGST Act

Section 112(2): The Appellate Tribunal may, in its discretion, refuse to admit any such appeal where the tax or input tax credit involved or the difference in tax or input tax credit involved or the amount of fine, fee or penalty determined by such order, does not exceed fifty thousand rupees.

Section 112(3) of CGST Act

Section 112(3): The Commissioner may, on his own motion, or upon request from the Commissioner of State tax or Commissioner of Union territory tax, call for and examine the record of any order passed by the Appellate Authority or the Revisional Authority under this Act or the State Goods and Services Tax Act or the Union Territory Goods and Services Tax Act for the purpose of satisfying himself as to the legality or propriety of the said order and may, by order, direct any officer subordinate to him to apply to the Appellate Tribunal within six months from the date on which the said order has been passed for determination of such points arising out of the said order as may be specified by the Commissioner in his order.

Section 112(4) of CGST Act

Section 112(4): Where in pursuance of an order under sub-section (3) the authorised officer makes an application to the Appellate Tribunal, such application shall be dealt with by the Appellate Tribunal as if it were an appeal made against the order under sub-section (11) of section 107 or under sub-section (1) of section 108 and the provisions of this Act shall apply to such application, as they apply in relation to appeals filed under sub-section (1).

Section 112(5) of CGST Act

Section 112(5): On receipt of notice that an appeal has been preferred under this section, the party against whom the appeal has been preferred may, notwithstanding that he may not have appealed against such order or any part thereof, file, within forty-five days of the receipt of notice, a memorandum of cross-objections, verified in the prescribed manner, against any part of the order appealed against and such memorandum shall be disposed of by the Appellate Tribunal, as if it were an appeal presented within the time specified in sub-section (1).

Section 112(6) of CGST Act

Section 112(6): The Appellate Tribunal may admit an appeal within three months after the expiry of the period referred to in sub-section (1), or permit the filing of a memorandum of cross-objections within forty-five days after the expiry of the period referred to in sub-section (5) if it is satisfied that there was sufficient cause for not presenting it within that period.

Section 112(7) of CGST Act

Section 112(7): An appeal to the Appellate Tribunal shall be in such form, verified in such manner and shall be accompanied by such fee, as may be prescribed.

Section 112(8) of CGST Act

Section 112(8): No appeal shall be filed under sub-section (1), unless the appellant has paid––

  • (a) in full, such part of the amount of tax, interest, fine, fee and penalty arising from the impugned order, as is admitted by him, and
  • (b) a sum equal to twenty per cent. of the remaining amount of tax in dispute, in addition to the amount paid under sub-section (6) of section 107, arising from the said order, subject to a maximum of fifty crore rupees, in relation to which the appeal has been filed.

Section 112(9) of CGST Act

Section 112(9): Where the appellant has paid the amount as per sub-section (8), the recovery proceedings for the balance amount shall be deemed to be stayed till the disposal of the appeal.

Section 112(10) of CGST Act

Section 112(10): Every application made before the Appellate Tribunal, —

  • (a) in an appeal for rectification of error or for any other purpose; or
  • (b) for restoration of an appeal or an application,

shall be accompanied by such fees as may be prescribed.

  1. Section 112 of CGST Act 2017 shall come into force on 01.07.2017 vide Notification No. 9/2017-Central Tax, G.S.R. 658(E), dated 28.06.2017. ↩︎


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